Tech Q&A: Many at risk as end of XP security nears
Microsoft isn't relenting on its plan to end security updates for Windows XP on April 8, even though it appears that hundreds of thousands of XP PCs will be left vulnerable to hackers.
Microsoft warned years ago that XP support would end and now says it won't halt the shift.
Despite being introduced in 2001, Windows XP is still used by about 29 percent of all PCs in the world, and many of them won't be replaced before the deadline.
Consumers face the prospect of having their PCs taken over by hackers who find XP security holes that Microsoft will no longer fix.
The Washington Post reported... read more